Do you like your names?
Does your name have any special meaning?
What kinds of names are popular in China?
Are there many Chinese people who have the same names as you?
Is there any tradition about naming babies?
Where’s your hometown?
Do you like it?
What do you like most about it?
What don’t you like about it?
Are there any tourist attractions?
Do you like to live beside the seaside?
Study or work
Do you work or study?
What’s your major?
Do you like it? Do you find it interesting?
What work do you do?
What do you find most difficult with your job/studies?
Do you think your job/subject is easy or difficult?
What are you planning to do in the future?
Is salary important for work?
Do you live in a house or flat?
Which part of your house do you like most?
What’s the difference between an apartment and a house? Which do you prefer?
What facilities are there in your neighborhood?
What’s your favorite place in your home?
Do you live with your family?
Do you like travelling?
What kind of cities do you like to travel to?
What is the best place you have been to?
When was your last trip?
When was the last time you took a taxi?
Do you prefer to be indoors or outdoors?
Did you like to go outside when you were young?
Did you often go over to your friends' house when you were young?
Is it important for children to play outdoors?
Do you like to take photos?
Do you prefer to take photos yourself or to have other people take photos?
How often do you take photos?
In what situations do you take photos?
How do you keep your photos?
Do you like to take photos with your cellphone or camera?
Do you watch movies?
How often do you watch movies?
What kind of movies do you like?
Do you prefer to go to a movie alone or with others?
Do you prefer to watch movies at home or in a cinema?
Do you like to listen to music?
What kinds of music do you like?
Have you been to a concert or live performance?
What are the differences between listening to live music and from recordings?
What kinds of music are popular in China?
Is music an important subject at school in China?
What public holidays do you have in your country?
Do people in your country celebrate foreign festivals?
What do you usually do during public holidays?
What did you do during the last public holiday?
Do you think public holidays are important?
Why do we need public holidays?
How many public holidays do you have in China?
Do you think people need more public holidays?
How do you usually spend your holidays?
Which holiday is your favorite?
What do you know about painting?
Have you learned drawing or painting?
Is it important to hang pictures at home?
What kind of paintings do you like?
If someone wants to draw a picture of you, will you agree?
Do you often write with a pen?
Is your handwriting easy to read for other people?
Do you like to receive cards with hand-written words?
Can we tell someone’s personality from his or her handwriting?
What’s the difference of writing with a pen and typing on a computer?
Have you ever cooked?
Do you like cooking?
Do you want to learn how to cook?
Is it difficult to cook Chinese food for you?
What kinds of places do you like to go on holiday?
Who would you like to go on holiday with?
Where do you plan to go for holidays in the future?
Do you like to watch sports on TV?
Do you play any sports?
Do you have a favourite sport star?
What kinds of sport are popular in China?
Why do some people throw garbage on the street?
What do you do with garbage when you are on the street?
How do you feel when you see people throw garbage on the street?
Do you think your city is clean or not?
The area you live in
Do you like the area that you live in?
What are some changes in the area recently?
Do you know any famous people in your area?
Where do you like to go in that area?
What places do you think are often crowded?
When was the last time you were in a crowed place?
How do you feel when you are in crowded places?
Do you prefer dry or wet weather?
What kind of weather do you like most?
What’s your favourite season?
What kind of weather is typical in your hometown?
How often do you look at the sky?
Do you prefer the sky in the morning or the sky at night?
Can you see the moon and stars at night where you live?
Is there a good place to look at the sky where you live?
Do you like to watch the sky?
What is the sky like at night in your hometown?
What's your favorite star?
Do you like the city you are living now?
Which city have you been to recently?
Do you prefer the city or the countryside?
What kind of cities do you like?
Which city do you want to go to?
Are public parks very important in China?
Are there many public gardens in China?
Do you think there are enough public gardens or parks in your hometown?
What do you think are the benefits of having gardens in the city?
Why do people who live in cities like public gardens?
Why do you use social networking apps?
How often do you use social networking applications?
Do you think it is good to make friends online?
What are the disadvantage of social networking apps?
Do you often go to the supermarket?
What do street markets sell?
Are there many street markets in China?
What are the differences between street markets and supermarkets?
Do you use perfume?
What kind of perfume do you like?
Do you buy others perfume as gifts?
Why do you buy perfume?
How often do you read?
Do you have many books at home?
Do you read books related to your profession?
What do you usually read?
What is your favorite type of book?
Do Chinese people like to read?
Do Chinese people do enough reading?
What do you do in the mornings?
Is breakfast important?
What is your morning routine?
Do you like to get up early in the morning?
Will you change your daily routine in the near future?
How many hours are you asleep for everyday?
Is it necessary to take a nap everyday?
Do old people sleep a lot? Why?
What time do you usually go to bed?
Do you always have a good sleep?
Do you take naps at noon?
Do you like to read before bed?
How have your sleeping habits changed since you were young?
Do you write many letters?
Do you prefer to write letters by hand or to use a computer?
What do you usually write about?
Is it hard to think of what to write?
How often do you write an E-Mail?
Who do you write to?
What kind of E-Mail do you receive that makes you happy?
Do you think it’s importantly to reply E-Mails quickly?
Which one is better to use, SMS or email?
Do you often visit your relatives?
What do you do when visiting relatives?
When was the last time you visited a relative?
Why do people visit their relatives?
What kinds of teachers do you like best?
Who was your favorite teacher when you were young?
Would you want to be a teacher in the future?
Have you ever had bad teachers before?
Who is your favorite movie star?
Are international superstars popular in your country?
Have you ever met a celebrity/ superstar in real life?
Do you want to be a superstar?
Borrow or lend something
Have you ever borrowed books from others?
Have you ever borrowed money from others?
Do you like to lend things to others?
How do you feel when people don't return things they borrowed from you?
Is borrowing money okay for you?
Do you like to smile?
When do people smile at others?
Do you smile when people take pictures of you?
Can you recognize a fake smile?
Do you make plans every day?
Are you good at managing your time?
What is the latest plan you made?
What is the hardest part about making plans?
Do you think mathematics is important?
Do you think it's difficult to learn math well?
Are girls generally good at math?
Do you often use a calculator?
How did you come here today?
Why did you choose that form of transport?
What form of transport do you usually use?
Do you usually take the bus?
Is it convenient to take a bus/taxi in your city?
Is driving to work popular in your country?
How often do you drink water?
What kinds of water do you like to drink?
Do you drink bottled water or water from machine?
Do you have anything to share with others recently?
Did your presents teach you to share when you were a child?
What kind of things do you like to share with others?
What kind of things are not suitable for sharing?
Were you patient when you were young?
How do you feel when other people are not patient?
Were you less or more patient when you were angry?
Are there many people keeping pets in China?
Have you ever had a pet when you were young?
What pet will you keep if you want?